In Ervin v. Florida DOR, the First DCA Denied fees Appellate Attorney fees. The Court held
Finally, we note that Appellant requested attorney’s fees within a paragraph contained in his amended initial brief. Attorney’s fees must be requested by filing a separate motion. See Fla. R. App. P. 9.400(b); see also McCreary v. Fla. Residential Prop. & Cas. Joint Underwriting Ass’n, 758 So. 2d 692, 696 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999). Accordingly, Appellant’s request for attorney’s fees is denied.
Highlights the importance of a simple but proper request for fees.